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  • 5 Ways Dads Can Also Help Moms Breastfeed In Public

    5 Ways Dads Can Also Help Moms Breastfeed In Public

    Breastfeeding, contrary to popular belief, is not a one-parent job. I know I speak for every mother when I say that I wish even dads can share the responsibility of nursing a child. But believe it or not, you can (and should) have your husband get involved. Here’s how your partner can help out, especially when you’re breastfeeding in public. Go ahead and hand him your phone or tablet! 1. Affirm her. What many don’t know is that breastfeeding also involves being in a good, […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) 6. The antibodies in your milk protect your little one. Perhaps the most amazing thing about our milk is how it makes a child healthier and more protected from sicknesses! We pass essential antibodies and immunities through our milk. And when our child does get sick, the magical “baby spit backwash” allows our body to detect what the baby has so our body can produce whatever antibody is needed for the baby […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    1. It cements the bond between you and your child. A good way to improve your relationship with your child is to maximize your physical interaction with her–by breastfeeding! You form the habit of getting really close to each other, skin-to-skin, and you nourish your child with your body. Your child will have gotten used to your warmth and smell, and vice versa. You will later learn that you’re already losing yourself with each precious nursing moment. 2. Less hassle without […]

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  • 7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) Weaning your child off the breast is (and should be) a personal, well-informed decision. Many moms wean their babies early or stopped pursuing it in order to go back to work while others waited until the child stopped on his own. Only the mother and the child would know when it is time. A breastfeeding advocate like myself wouldn’t dare give advice about stopping your child from nursing, but it’s also important that you take […]

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  • 7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 1)

    7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 1)

    Weaning your child off the breast is (and should be) a personal, well-informed decision. Many moms wean their babies early or stopped pursuing it in order to go back to work while others waited until the child stopped on his own. Only the mother and the child would know when it is time. A breastfeeding advocate like myself wouldn’t dare give advice about stopping your child from nursing, but it’s also important that you take not of and be prepared for these things […]

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  • 7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 2)

    7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 2)

    Breastfeeding is truly a wonderful thing that is shared between a mother and child. As a mother of a 14-month-old, I can definitely agree with all the complimentary descriptions and relate with many sentimental experiences that come with nursing. But as with all good things, there are also the quite annoying downsides, many of which I wish didn’t exist but wouldn’t necessarily say ruins the experience in any way. If anything, it only adds to the entire short-lived experience that makes the early childhood […]

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  • 7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 1)

    7 Annoying Mother And Child Breastfeeding Habits (Part 1)

    Breastfeeding is truly a wonderful thing that is shared between a mother and child. As a mother of a 14-month-old, I can definitely relate and agree with all the complimentary and sentimental descriptions of and experiences that come with nursing. But as with all good things, there are also the downsides, many of which I wish didn’t exist but I wouldn’t necessarily say ruins the experience. If anything, it only adds to the entire short-lived experience that makes the early childhood stage […]

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  • 15 Things You Should Never Say To A Breastfeeding Mom (Part 2)

    15 Things You Should Never Say To A Breastfeeding Mom (Part 2)

    As a mother, you probably already know the hoolabaloo between breastfeeding and bottlefeeding. And while more and more people are getting educated on the benefits of nursing their babies–and how it’s actually not old school or unnecessary–you’re still bound to encounter people who will question your choice to breastfeed your baby. And when you do, you’re gonna want to be prepared! Below are just some of the many–honestly irritating–lines that you’ll probably hear throughout your breastfeeding journey. Of course, these answers are mine, […]

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  • 15 Things You Should Never Say To A Breastfeeding Mom (Part 1)

    15 Things You Should Never Say To A Breastfeeding Mom (Part 1)

    As a mother, you probably already know the hoolabaloo between breastfeeding and bottlefeeding. And while more and more people are getting educated on the benefits of nursing their babies–and how it’s actually not old school or unnecessary–you’re still bound to encounter people who will question your choice to breastfeed your baby. And when you do, you’re gonna want to be prepared! Below are just some of the many–honestly irritating–lines that you’ll probably hear throughout your breastfeeding journey. Of course, these answers are […]

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